Oculus Inc. Acquires Staicoff Design Company, Amplifies Focus on Hospitality Interior Design

ST. LOUIS, MO. and PORTLAND, OR. November 16, 2017 — Oculus Inc., a full-service architecture and interior design firm headquartered in St. Louis, today announced the acquisition of Staicoff Design Company, an award-winning hospitality interiors design firm that serves clients nationally from its base in Portland, Ore. Staicoff Design will operate as a division of Oculus Inc. and the brand will anchor the Oculus hospitality business group. James Staicoff, principal and founder of Staicoff Design, will serve as Director of Hospitality for Oculus Inc.

“Jim’s outstanding reputation and track record in high-profile, truly innovative hospitality interiors speak eloquently for themselves, ” noted Lisa Bell-Reim, Oculus Inc. President. “We’re genuinely delighted to bring our extensive architectural expertise and hospitality business program together with the Staicoff team to create a new force in hospitality design. In addition to the acquired book of current Staicoff business we’re forecasting a 20% organic increase in our Oculus Inc. hospitality portfolio over the next two years, ” she stated.

“Oculus Inc. is a highly successful, growing architectural and design firm with the leadership, skills and resources that my team and I want to be part of, ” commented Staicoff. “Joining Oculus Inc. is a tremendous advantage and a huge delight. I’m looking forward to great achievements and a lot of fun, ” he added.

Oculus Inc. serves clients throughout the United States and in Canada, in the retail, hospitality, healthcare, commercial office, education and government markets. Oculus employs more than 40 professional architects, designers, and corporate staff in the St. Louis headquarters and the Dallas and Portland offices. The Staicoff Design Division of Oculus will operate from the current Staicoff offices in Portland and will maintain the current staff of design professionals.

About Oculus Inc.

Oculus Inc. delivers comprehensive architecture, interior, planning and move management services that support business change and promote business value. Founded in 1994, Oculus creates high-performance design for national and international clients in the retail, commercial, restaurant, education, government and healthcare industries from offices in St. Louis and Dallas, and in Portland, Ore. through Staicoff Design Company, a division of Oculus. Oculus is WBE-Certified and regularly cited in top industry rankings for retail architecture and design, sustainability, interior design and overall growth. www.oculusinc.com.

About Staicoff Design Company

Staicoff Design Company provides award-winning interior design for hotels, restaurants, commercial, residential and retail spaces. Principal James Staicoff has particular expertise in leading brand strategy as an expression of the physical, visual and emotional experience of interior design. http://www.staicoffdesigncompany.com/

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